Giftedness and nurturing blooms

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‘The Gifted like Orchids Bloom… ‘

(by Leslie Graves)

The Gifted are like the Orchid Blooms

the many shapes, and coloured hues

delight the eye, some with  perfume

each dancinng to their unique tune

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It may seem easy, a pot with  rim

with earth, food, water, and hanging tins

from the outside, when  looking in

meeting their needs, growing these things

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However each is unusual, special, and  rare

they take quite a bit of individual care

without wisdom and gentleness, one must beware

blooms remain buds, growing vines remain bare

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Although, each individual, within this group

share some similarities, yes they do

the differences there, between any two

mean each may play a separete tune

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And for each beautiful blossom to play

open, unfurling, a dramatic display

so to, like an orchid, gifted children I say,

must be grown, in a particular kind of clay!.

by @Leslinks (that’s me!!)

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  1. April 26, 2012 at 9:43p

    test

  2. April 27, 2012 at 9:43p

    I love it! I’ve been wanting to try my hand at growing an orchid… after growing a couple gifted kids, how hard can it be? I just have to find a low-perfume variety…

    • April 27, 2012 at 9:43p

      Hi Carolyn K!!

      Thanks for the lovely comment. The Orchids are grown by my brother, who is of the orchid variety of personna.. teehee.. and I would recommend the low perfume variety, less intense… bruhahha..

  3. aideen
    July 26, 2012 at 9:43p

    lovely…..I’m doomed ….useless with plants😦 hope I’m a bit better with children.🙂 they seem to be turning out ok so far anyway :))

  1. July 16, 2013 at 9:43p

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